Leidos is looking to add a Data Scientist who wants to perform cutting-edge research and development and data analytics in support of DoD projects in the Dayton, OH/Wright-Patterson AFB area.
Are you interested in supporting ongoing and future programs that advance the state of the art in the application of machine learning and data fusion to remote sensing from Air, Space, and Surface?
This position is based in Beavercreek, OH. However, there is flexibility for candidates to work from home on a part-time basis. You will design and optimize Data Science platforms and applications to advance national security objectives, conduct analysis and produce and produce impactful results, disseminate findings, and contribute to publications and presentations with real-world applications.
Exciting stuff you will do:
Work closely with customers, senior principal investigators, software developers, and program managers on small teams to design and optimize Data Science, Machine Learning, and Artificial Intelligence platforms to support our DoD customers’ goals related to remote sensing and sensor data exploitation.
Work with a variety of large remote sensing datasets (Synthetic Aperture Radar, Lidar, Infrared, Acoustic) with application to DoD war-fighter platforms (aircraft, satellites, etc.)
Support multiple simultaneous projects and take open-ended or high-level guidance, independently and collaboratively make discoveries that are mission-relevant, and package and deliver the findings to a non-technical audience
Exercise your intellectual curiosity, quantitative acumen, and customer-focus to identify and create novel sources of data across a range of fields to improve the performance of predictive algorithms.
Apply your strong background in experiment design, exploratory analysis, quantitative methods, user interface application design, and experience with customer outreach and engagement.
To be successful in this role you need the following:
B.S. Degree in a quantitative or analytical field such as Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Engineering, Physics and 8+ years’ experience or a Master’s Degree with 6+ years of experience or an additional 4 years of experience in lieu of degree.
Must be a US Citizen with the ability to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI clearance.
Strong familiarity with the principles of related disciplines such as Computer Vision, Natural Language Processing, Machine Learning, Predictive Modeling, Statistical Analysis, and Hypothesis Testing.
Previous experience developing predictive algorithms with statistical pattern recognition, image processing and image classification methodologies, and/or deep learning experience
Be able to support multiple simultaneous projects and effectively take high-level guidance
Ability to work independently or collaboratively to make mission-relevant discoveries
Good communication skills to effectively convey your work to a variety of technical and non-technical audiences
Proficiency with Python
Previous Data Science project experience using common tool sets such as Scikit-Learn, PyTorch, etc.
A self-starter with a proven track record of active learning and creative problem solving
Experience with Linux and Windows operating systems
You will wow us even more if you have these skills:
Active SECRET or TS/SCI clearance
Proficiency with MATLAB
Proficient in one or more big data programming languages, such as Java
Proficient in object-oriented program languages such as C++
Ability to analyze and assess software development or data acquisition requirements and determine optimum, cost-effective solutions
Have significant experience directly supporting defense community customers where you demonstrated progressive technical development and produced mission-focused outcomes
Experience blending analytical methodologies and leveraging existing COTS/GOTS/OS tools in unconventional manners
Experience manipulating remote sensing data (Synthetic Aperture Radar, Lidar, Electro-Optical, Infrared, Acoustic, etc.)
Proven ability to lead project development efforts
Familiarity using Git, SVN, JIRA, or other version control technologies
Familiarity with embedded hardware/software development principles
Pay Range:Pay Range $94,250.00 - $145,000.00 - $195,750.00
The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.
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